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Welcome to the New Georgia Encyclopedia blog. In this space we plan to make connections between our lives today and the multitude of interesting stories from Georgia's history; to feature content related to certain Georgia Performance Standards for eighth-grade Georgia Studies students; and to highlight the interesting work of others who are involved in Georgia's history and culture. We hope the blog helps you discover more about our state. 

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Grand Bay Wetland Education Center

The Robert Patten Grand Bay Wetland Education Center, located ten miles north of

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History of Historic Preservation

Historic preservation officially began in Georgia in the aftermath of World War II (1941-45), when growing prosperity led to new de

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Bryan "Bitsy" Grant (1910-1986)

Bitsy Grant was a champion tennis player from Georgia and the first Georgian to make it to the semifinals of the U.S. Open tournament.

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Vidalia Onions

The Vidalia sweet onion, declared the official state vegetable in 1990, is perhaps the greatest agricultural success story in Georgia's history.

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries